The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Reading region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multimedia
Rank 68 77 74
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.10% 0.42%
As % of the General category 0.36% 0.25% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£475 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £290 £320
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £33.25 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-57.89% -44.58%
General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
277 403 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.74% 41.80% 43.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 155 156
Average daily rate £400 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £140 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% +103.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Multimedia Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Multimedia
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Multimedia across the Reading region.

Multimedia Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Multimedia
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia across the Reading region.

Multimedia Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Multimedia also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Multimedia.

1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
1 4 (80.00%) LTE
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) WCDMA
3 2 (40.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (40.00%) Handset
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) HSPA
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (20.00%) VoLTE
4 1 (20.00%) 4G
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) Tektronix
4 1 (20.00%) Social Media
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) STUN
4 1 (20.00%) SGSN
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Multimedia also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Multimedia. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
1 4 (80.00%) LTE
2 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (40.00%) HSPA
3 2 (40.00%) WCDMA
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) STUN
4 1 (20.00%) 3GPP
4 1 (20.00%) SGSN
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) 4G
4 1 (20.00%) VoLTE
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (40.00%) Handset
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Tektronix
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP